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Coordinator Bereavement / Coordinator Spiritual Care

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Job Details
Job Order Number
Company Name
Hospice Preferred Choice, Inc. dba AseraCare Hospi
Physical Address
6481 AseraCare Hospice - Decatur
Decatur, AL 35601
Job Description

Company Job ID-ADM-18-00144

Coordinates and manages Bereavement Services


Coordinates and manages Bereavement Services by receiving psycho/social/spiritual information from patients/families for members of the interdisciplinary team, contacting families after death to obtain funeral information and to schedule “Closure Visita”?, completing a Bereavement Assessment within 4-6 weeks after death, or reviewing bereavement assessments completed by other team members, supervising the mailing of bereavement letters/cards, conducting follow-up bereavement counseling as indicated, and referring individuals to community resources as appropriate
Coordinates grief support groups
Coordinates hospice memorial services for family members and hospice staff and volunteers
Assigns and supervises bereavement volunteers
Participates in volunteer and staff education related to bereavement care
Maintains necessary documentation related to bereavement services

Must adhere to the Company’s Code of Conduct and Business Ethics policy including documentation and reporting responsibilities.


Bachelor’s degree in social work, psychology, bereavement counseling, ministry/spirituality from an accredited college or university; Master’s degree, preferred
Experience in dealing with grief and bereavement
Education and experience must equal at least five years
CPR certified
Must have valid driver’s license, 24-hour access to a motor vehicle and maintain personal auto liability insurance coverage
Must be capable of maintaining regular attendance

Must be able to maintain confidentiality regarding patient and company proprietary information
Must have the ability to relate professionally and positively and work cooperatively with residents, family and other employees at all levels
Must possess computer skills of the types and at a level necessary to accomplish the job
Hospice or end of life work experience, preferred
Support group facilitation experience, preferred

Mobility, reaching, bending, lifting (minimum of 10 pounds), fine hand coordination, ability to read and write, the ability to understand and follow written and oral instructions and directions, ability to travel, and ability to remain calm under pressure.

We are an equal employment opportunity employer. All qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment without regard to race, color, religion, gender, national origin, disability status, protected veteran status or any other characteristic protected by law.

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